The PLGA Fund at PBTF Sponsors PLGG/PLGA Coalition Meeting in Germany

January 17th, 2020|

On Monday, January 13, 2020, the PLGG/PLGA Coalition kicked off their 4th meeting in 6 years to discuss the most current scientific studies and best practices in clinical trials […]

The Power of Human Cancer Genetics as Revealed by Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma

December 15th, 2019|

Through a unique international partnership between the PLGA Research Program at DFCI, the Everest Center PLGA Research Program at the German Cancer Research Center and Research Institute of the […]

The 8th Annual Camp Sunshine Pediatric Low-grade Astrocytoma Brain Tumor Week 2019

November 26th, 2019|

The 8th Annual Camp Sunshine Pediatric Low-grade Astrocytoma Brain Tumor Week 2019 was a “SOLD OUT” family experience with PLGA families from 17 different states and 1 European country […]

Caught in the Act

October 30th, 2019|

First snapshots of cancer protein B-Raf illuminate basic biology, and can impact drug design for pediatric low grade glioma brain tumor patients.
Researchers at the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical […]

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and American Association for Cancer Research Announce RFP for Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for PLGA Patients

September 24th, 2019|

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s PLGA Fund and the American Association for Cancer Research (AARC) are excited to announce a request for proposals for the inaugural Research Grant to […]

Study Results: New PLGA Research Demonstrates the Power of Teamwork in Improving Outcomes for Kids with Brain Tumors

August 28th, 2019|

Children diagnosed with low-grade astrocytomas, the most common type of pediatric brain tumor, have close to 90 percent overall survival rates. However, the growth of the tumors and the […]

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure Join Forces to Change the Outcome for All Children with Brain Cancer

November 13th, 2018|

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and BOSTON — The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) and A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure (AKBTC, a/k/a PLGA Foundation) are merging to take a massive leap forward […]

December 2017: PLGA Consensus Symposium, Toronto, Canada

December 17th, 2017|

From the Perspective of a Pediatric Brain Tumor Patient

December 5th, 2017|

16 year old Sammi of Team Samantha has turned her brain tumor diagnosis at the age of 3 into an opportunity to help others. She recently spoke at TEDx […]

AKBTC Funding Helps Support 3 Recent PLGA Research Projects

November 7th, 2017|

Thanks to the ongoing support of our community, A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure has been able to help fund a variety of PLGG research projects including the following highlighted […]